Tolstoy’s iconic classic “Anna Karenina” sheds light on current issues related to gender and politics.
This Women’s History Month, step inside the world of saucey 16th-century courtesan Veronica Franco, early champion for women’s rights.
The #MeToo movement isn’t just shifting the conversation when it comes to rape culture. It’s helping to shed light on internalized misogyny too.
Though she doesn’t suffer from mental illness, Eleanor Holmes Norton has dedicated her life to what in the past seemed like a crazy idea: an inclusive country where everyone had equal rights.
Women writers have long used home and hearth as an allegory for the alienation and oppression that was a woman’s lot.
Men and women are exploring their sexual fantasies more than ever before. One show, Mercy Mistress, takes an in-depth look at kink.
Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tail” is jumping off the page (and screen) as women take to the streets to protest anti-feminist laws.
Feminist Wednesday blogger Erin Bagwell turns her passion for sharing women’s stories into film. See “Dream, Girl,” currently screening across the country and recently selected by Oprah to be part of her SuperSoul 100 roundup.
Emma Watson going partially topless in Vanity Fair doesn’t suddenly render her feminist credentials invalid.
For most, the name Georgia O’Keeffe summons images of the bright floral close-ups for which the artist is best known. While those paintings were central to O’Keeffe’s rise in the American art world in the 1920s and 1930s, they make up a surprisingly small percentage of her life’s work.
Morgan was a friend who, despite spending nearly all my time with her for the last two years of high school, never fell into my category of “best friend:” the coveted, teenaged-girl honorific.
2016 has been a difficult year, one that’s seen a type of social and political heartache many would like to forget; it’s also been a year filled with strong female voices speaking out against racism, sexism …
New York artist Coco Dolle found her alter-ego and the reference point from which to build her own iconography for her performance art collective, Legacy Fatale, re-contextualizing the historical Amazon as the champion of her vision of an egalitarian and feminist future.
When Wanda (played by Barbara Loden) divorces her husband and leaves her two small children behind, she is quickly stripped of her identity.
As an avant-garde Islamic feminist, Mernissi explains how illegitimate male domination is. Using the same religious and social grounds men use to oppress, Mernissi demonstrates how women have all the prerogative to conquer their rights and powers.